firmus energy is hosting a public information event in Portstewart’s Flowerfield Arts Centrethis Saturday (June 10) between 10am and 1pm. During this time, people will find out how they can save energy in their homes and learn more about the benefits of natural gas.
Attendees can access free information and advice, with representatives from firmus energy on hand to answer their questions, including the process of upgrading from oil to natural gas.
People will also hear about alternative heating sources – including heat pumps and PV panels– along with various energy efficiency measures that can help households cut back on their energy bills.
Almost 2,000 homes in Portstewart have already connected to natural gas, with these ready for a greener future as firmus energy’s pipeline is capable of transporting renewable Biomethane and a hydrogen blend gas to houses and businesses throughout Northern Ireland.
Since 2010, when firmus energy first entered the Portstewart area, it has invested over £185,000 into building infrastructure that will future proof the local area for a green future of gas. To date, there are over 6,000 existing connectable properties and businesses.
Firmus energy advisor Ryan O’Neill said: “As part of our energy efficiency tour of Northern Ireland, homeowners and businesses in Portstewart will have the opportunity to find out the benefits of natural gas for their properties, including around the clock instant heat and constant hot water.
“Saturday’s event is an opportunity for anyone considering making the switch to learn aboutits many wide-ranging benefits, and give them a chance to discuss our investment and works in the area.
“I would encourage those considering moving to natural gas to come along because, as part of firmus energy’s commitment to engaging with communities, information on a range of easily implementable energy savings initiatives will also be provided,” he added.